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Childrens Books for ages 3 to 103
THE BABOON WHO WENT TO THE MOON
One night when the moon shone full in the sky
Baboon tried to jump there, he jumped so high,
But the moon is as high as high can be….
Baboon soon realises that the moon is a lot further
away than it seems. Undaunted, he remains
steadfastly determined to get there. His antics
make hilarious reading and portray just how
far determination can take you.
THE BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE
BORED WITH YOUR LOOKS?
WANT SOMETHING NEW?
MEET HERE TOMORROW
AT DAWN IF YOU DO
Armed with a magical, upside-down
tortoise, Baboon paints these
words on a baobab tree as a ploy
to adorning himself in more
handsome attire. Vanity, however,
can often backfire.
THE GIRAFFE WHO GOT IN A KNOT
The sun was ablaze in the African sky,
When Cardwell Giraffe happened to spy
A quite irresistible camel thorn tree,
The sight of which made Cardwell weak at the knee.
In a rapture of eating Cardwell closes
his eyes and begins munching away.
What follows next in this hilarious tale
will have you in knots of laughter.
It was Christmas and Santa was travelling the world,
With a gift for every boy and girl.
Things were fine. He was sailing along.
But in Africa it all went wrong.
Santa got stuck in the Okavango,
In mud as mushy as an over-ripe mango.
An enchanting story which teaches that being the biggest doesn’t necessarily mean being the best.
THE CROSS-WITH-US RHINOCEROS
‘I think that rhinoceros
Is very, very cross with us;
VERY, VERY cross with us,’ said I.
‘He must be very cross with us,
He’s charging down on top of us.
A cross-with-us rhinoceros! But why?
When young adventurers discover a lone
rhinoceros, panic sets in and they run.
As we so often learn in life, this rollicking
story-rhyme teaches that things
are not always the way they seem.
Hello, Tortoise, please do tell,
What do you look like out of your shell?
How do you leave, I wonder, what’s more?
Is it a squeeze? Or is there a door?
This playful fun-rhyme is bound to set kids
thinking differently in arriving at the
conclusion that things are usually the way
they are for very good reasons.
THE WARTHOG'S TAIL
The warthog's tail is a wonderful wonder,
he runs it stands up, when he stands it goes under.
the warthog's tail was not always so.
you heard what happened?
Do you know? Do you know?
This tale of that tail goes right back to the
very beginning in racing to a most enthralling
and amusing, in every sense of the word - end.